DePaul economics professor Michael Miller: ‘This is the chance for workers to get their cut of the pie’

John Williams

A hiring sign shows outside of Gray M. Sanborn Elementary School in Palatine, Ill., Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Illinois reports biggest spike in unemployment claims of all states. On Wednesday, Dec. 23, the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell by 89,000 last week to a still-elevated 803,000, evidence that the job market remains under stress nine months after the coronavirus outbreak sent the U.S. economy into recession and caused millions of layoffs. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

DePaul economics professor Michael Miller joins John Williams to explain what would entice people to return to work after receiving unemployment benefits for a long time due to the pandemic. And he describes what those people can do to make those offers worth their while.

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